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Salvadoran Beef Patties

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These two-bite sized patties are flavorful, juicy and kid-friendly. Serve them with a side of rice or green salad for a complete meal.

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  • Servings: 10 servings, 2 patties per serving
This Recipe is: Low Sodium


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  • Step 1 of 8

    COMBINE ground beef, ½ cup onion, ½ cup chopped tomato, bell pepper, 3 tablespoons flour, eggs, coffee granules, 1 teaspoon bouillon and black pepper in a large bowl.

  • Step 2 of 8

    MIX ingredients with hands until thoroughly combined. Shape into twenty 2-inch patties.

  • Step 3 of 8

    HEAT oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

  • Step 4 of 8

    BROWN patties on each side for about 4 minutes; turn and cook for an additional 4 minutes. Remove patties from skillet; place on a large platter and cover lightly. Reserve drippings in skillet.

  • Step 5 of 8

    RETURN skillet with drippings back to stove over medium heat.

  • Step 6 of 8

    ADD remaining ½ cup onion, remaining ½ cup tomato, remaining 1 tablespoon flour, remaining 2 teaspoons bouillon and cilantro; cook, stirring rapidly, for 2 minutes. Add water and tomato sauce and cook until mixture begins to boil.

  • Step 7 of 8

    RETURN beef patties to tomato sauce. Cover; cook for 15 minutes.

  • Step 8 of 8

    TIP: As an alternative, patties can be made into meatballs.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Servings: 10 servings, 2 patties per serving
Calories 20
Calories from Fat 100
%Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 12%
Cholesterol 90mg 30%
Sodium 390mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.5g 3%
Sugars 2g
Protein 20g
Vitamin A 4%
Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 2%
Iron 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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